Johns Hopkins Univ Pr Books
Books editi da Johns Hopkins Univ Pr con argomento Relativity Physics
Concepts of Simultaneity
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2006
Max Jammer's Concepts of Simultaneity presents a comprehensive, accessible account of the historical development of an important and controversial concept -- which played a critical role in initiating modern theoretical physics -- from the days of Egyptian hieroglyphs through to Einstein's work in 1905, and beyond....
Relativity for the Questioning Mind
Styer Daniel F.
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Paperback), 2011
To those of us who are not mathematicians or physicists, Einstein's theory of relativity often seems incomprehensible, exotic, and of little real-world use. None of this is true. Daniel F. Styer's introduction to the topic not only shows us why these beliefs are mistaken but also shines a bright light on the subject...
Martínez Alberto A.
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2009
The field of kinematics—the science of motion—has long been neglected and misrepresented. Despite rich traditions rooted in ancient times, modern physical kinematics never became a professional discipline. No journals or academic societies were founded to support its development and study and most physicists took the...